A rare Yixing figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 17th century

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Lot 62. A rare Yixing figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 24.7 cm, 9 3/4  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's.

the deity depicted seated with her right knee raisedwearing her long robes draping from the shoulders before elegantly falling into neat voluminous folds over the body, the right foot emerging beneath the hem, the slightly downcast face with a benevolent expression framed by a high chignon, the back incised Shi Dabin zhi (Made by Shi Dabin).

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 15 May 2019, 10:30 AM